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Alex Pereira claims Israel Adesanya has ‘No interest’ in title fight trilogy: ‘We have to forget about it’

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Alex Pereira claims Israel Adesanya has ‘No interest’ in title fight trilogy: ‘We have to forget about it’



Alex Pereira, undisputed light heavyweight champ, has echoed claims by Israel Adesanya that he has zero interest to fight him for the third time within the promotion. Pereira urged fans and analysts to forget a triple clash between the pair.

Pereira, a former middleweight titleholder and current light heavyweight champion, has been sidelined for the last two months, most recently headlining UFC 300 in the first defense of his 205lbs crown.

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Taking on former divisional champion, Jamahal Hill in the event’s main event, Sao Paulo striker, Pereira laid waste to the returning Illinois native with a devastating opening round knockout, which has been a sore spot for the Dana White’s Contender Series Product to date

Israel Adesanya reveals he's getting ready for fighting return amid links to UFC 305 clash with Dricus du Plessis
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Adesanya has not fought since UFC 293 in September. He lost a title fight to a common enemy, Sean Strickland, in a unanimous decision. 

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